84points

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger

90points

Thermaltake Cronos Go

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
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31 facts in comparison

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger vs Thermaltake Cronos Go

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go
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Why is Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger better than Thermaltake Cronos Go?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    30 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 50Hz lower microphone low-frequency
    50Hzvs100Hz
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Thermaltake Cronos Go better than Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • 19g lighter
    256gvs275g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Compatible with PlayStation
  • Compatible with Xbox Live

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

2.has stereo speakers
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.cable length

3m

2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

4.weight

275g

256g

Best

Roccat Syva

5g

5.has a detachable cable
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

6.has a straight plug
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

23000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Roccat Khan Pro

40000Hz

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

3.impedance

30 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

4.lowest frequency

18Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation)

5Hz

5.driver unit size

50mm

38mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Asus ROG Strix Wireless

60mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

2.mic sensitivity

-40dBV/Pa

-42dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.

Best

Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

3.highest frequency mic

18000Hz

10000Hz

The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

4.lowest frequency mic

50Hz

100Hz

The lowest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording bass. If a microphone is going to be used for speech, a voice microphone, it must have great gain for bass, since human voice is in the low frequencies.

Best

Ozone Rage Z50

10Hz

5.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

2.Can be used wirelessly
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless

3.compatible with PlayStation
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.

4.compatible with Xbox Live
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.has a mute function
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

3.control panel placed on a device
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

4.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Ozone Rage Z50

2

5.has included ear pads
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has an in-line control panel
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Thermaltake Cronos Go

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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